Response to Sen. Feinstein returning fossil fuel money

February 26, 2019By Collin Rees 4 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2019 Contact: David Turnbull, david [at] RL Miller, rlm [at] Response to Sen. Feinstein returning fossil fuel money In response to reports that Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) plans to return two contributions from oil industry PACs that violated her No Fossil Fuel Money pledge, the following statements were … Read More

Senators Not Backing Green New Deal Received On Average 7 Times As Much Fossil Fuel Money

February 21, 2019By Alex Ortiz 1 Comment

In response to Mitch McConnell calling for a vote on Sen. Ed Markey’s (D-MA) Green New Deal resolution, Oil Change U.S. conducted a dirty energy money analysis between fossil fuel donations to Congress and those co-sponsoring Sen. Markey’s Green New Deal resolution. Alex Kaufman at the HuffingtonPost reported on the findings in a front-page story, highlighting … Read More

Dirty Money Has No Business on the Climate Committee

February 13, 2019By media No Comments

For the first time in eight years, there’s a select committee in the U.S. Congress to tackle the climate crisis. Big Oil has already weakened the committee’s influence, which lacks a specific mandate to develop a Green New Deal and can’t use subpoena power to compel witnesses to testify. But there’s still crucial work on … Read More

Response: Energy Dominance Is a Climate Catastrophe

February 5, 2019By media 1 Comment

“As Donald Trump pushes ahead with his catastrophic energy dominance agenda, it is imperative that climate champions at all levels who are pushing forward Green New Deal efforts incorporate the critical need to pursue a just and managed decline of fossil fuel production,” said David Turnbull.